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FZMY50 PGUM 171936
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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR GUAM AND THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
536 AM CHST FRI APR 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS...TRADE-WIND WAVES AND SWELL WILL COMBINE WITH NORTH
SWELL FROM A WINTER STORM THAT MOVED OFF JAPAN A FEW DAYS AGO.
THE COMBINATION WILL CREATE A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG
WEST...NORTH AND EAST FACING REEFS TODAY. THE MODERATE RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE ALONG NORTH AND EAST FACING REEFS
THROUGH SATURDAY. THERE WILL BE A MODERATE RISK OF LIGHTNING
THROUGH SUNDAY.

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GUZ001>004-180900-
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
536 AM CHST FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
COASTAL WINDS............EAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH.
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS..............6 TO 8 FEET.
SURF ALONG EAST FACING REEFS...............6 TO 8 FEET.
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING REEFS..............2 TO 4 FEET.
SURF ALONG WEST FACING REEFS...............3 TO 5 FEET.
PRIMARY SWELL...............EAST AT 4 TO 6 FEET.
PRIMARY PERIOD..............10 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL...............NORTH AT AROUND 5 FEET.
SECONDARY PERIOD..............10 SECONDS.

RIP CURRENT RISK.....MODERATE. WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER OR
                     MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. ALWAYS HAVE A
                     FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE WATER.

SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE FROM RITIDIAN BUOY...84 DEGREES.
MAXIMUM AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX...........AROUND 97.

.OUTLOOK...ON SATURDAY...SURF ON WEST AND NORTH FACING REEFS WILL
DIMINISH BY 1 TO 2 FEET WHILE SURF ON EAST FACING REEFS WILL BUILD
BY A FOOT OR TWO.

TIDE INFORMATION FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS...

AT APRA HARBOR, GUAM...
HIGH TIDE  2.4 FEET AT  8:53 AM FRIDAY
LOW  TIDE -0.3 FEET AT  3:52 PM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.4 FEET AT 10:40 PM FRIDAY
LOW  TIDE  1.2 FEET AT  4:17 AM SATURDAY

AT ROTA ISLAND...
HIGH TIDE  2.2 FEET AT  8:50 AM FRIDAY
LOW  TIDE -0.3 FEET AT  3:46 PM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.2 FEET AT 10:37 PM FRIDAY
LOW  TIDE  1.2 FEET AT  4:11 AM SATURDAY

AT TINIAN ISLAND...
HIGH TIDE  1.8 FEET AT  8:51 AM FRIDAY
LOW  TIDE -0.1 FEET AT  3:29 PM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.8 FEET AT 10:38 PM FRIDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.4 FEET AT  3:54 AM SATURDAY

AT TANAPAG HARBOR, SAIPAN...
HIGH TIDE  2.0 FEET AT  8:44 AM FRIDAY
LOW  TIDE -0.2 FEET AT  3:53 PM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.1 FEET AT 11:09 PM FRIDAY
LOW  TIDE  1.4 FEET AT  4:24 AM SATURDAY

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